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Global First Ladies, Tastemakers Talk About How Fashion Diversity Could Change The World (PHOTOS)

First ladies from around the world, diplomats, tastemakers and fashion insiders gathered on Thursday in New York for Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Annual Luncheon and fashion show.<p>The event, which coincided with the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, is a celebration of …

Paris Fashion Week: New shapes, fabrics and more at Lanvin, Dior, Chalayan and Isabel Marant for Spring 2014

Paris Fashion Week: New shapes, fabrics and more at Lanvin, Dior, Chalayan and Isabel Marant for Spring 2014<p>Date September 27, 2013<p>Without actually …

Flats! Sneakers! Heels! These are 60 of the Best Shoes From Spring 2014 Fashion Week

As expected, the spring 2014 Fashion Week runways were a visual cornucopia for shoe lovers everywhere. We saw it all this season—colorful loafers, cutout wedges, sleek pumps, and...

Brazil plan to import thousands of Cuban doctors criticized

But Brazil’s Federal Medical Council, or CFM, issued a statement saying foreign doctors would need to have their qualifications validated in Brazil first and would not be granted special dispensation.<p>“Those kinds of measures break the law, lead to pseudo care with more risks for the population and, …

Brazilian politicians struggle with how to respond to another night of protests

Politicians warned of being 'on wrong side of history' as anger swells about state of nation and World Cup extravagance<p>• Guardian world news commenters: we want to hear from you<p>As demonstrations continued in Brazil for another night, President Dilma Rousseff attempted to co-ordinate a government …

Brazil sends national force to control protest trouble

<b>Brazil's government says it will deploy a national security force to five major cities after a wave of protests which has seen almost a quarter of a million people demand better public services.</b><p>The national force will be sent to Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Fortaleza and the capital, …

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What's REALLY behind the Brazilian riots? - CNN iReport

The protests that have been occurring in Brazil go beyond the R$0,20 (US$0.10) raise in public transport fares.<p>Brazil is currently experiencing a widespread collapse of its infrastructure. There are problems with ports, airports, public transport, health and education. Brazil is not a poor country …

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Brazil demands explanation from US over NSA spying

Foreign minister expresses 'deep concern' over extensive spying revealed in documents uncovered by Edward Snowden<p>Brazil has called on Washington to explain why US intelligence agencies have been monitoring millions of emails and phone calls from its citizens, as the international fallout from the …

Vatican 'asks Brazil for extra £26 million for Pope Francis visit'

The Vatican has asked Brazil for an additional £26 million to help cover an expected shortfall in funding for the visit of the Pope to Rio de Janeiro later this month, according to reports.<p>Pope Francis will make his first international trip to the world's largest Catholic country for the World …

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